Intro Workshop: Wheel

at La Mano Pottery - Chelsea

Course Details
$75 1 seat left
Start Date:

Sat, Sep 21, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Next start dates (7)

Chelsea, Manhattan
110 W 26th St
Btwn 6th & 7th Avenues
New York, New York 10001
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 6

What you'll learn in this pottery wheel class:

Learn classic wheel throwing techniques used to make teapots, vases, coffee mugs, and practically any functional and sculptural works you can can imagine in a supportive, friendly environment.

This "trial" class is a hands-on intensive wheel class taught by the school's expert instructors.


Q: Can I take what I make home? 
A: No, students are not able to keep their pieces. Since the process is much wetter and wheel throwing requires a secondary step, called trimming, to keep the pieces from cracking, we can't accommodate that for our Intro classes.

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Refund Policy
For multi-session workshops:
While refunds are not available if cancellations are made within 7 days of a course start date, one half of the course fee will be held as credit to your account for future course registrations (expires after 6 months). No refunds/credits once a course has begun.

The $40 materials fee is non-refundable in 8-week session classes. This policy does not apply to Intro classes

For single-session Workshops:
No refunds or rescheduling within 7 days of workshop date. No refunds/credits will be given once a workshop has happened.


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Start Dates (8)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 8:00pm TBD 1 $75
12:30pm - 2:30pm TBD 1 $75
6:00pm - 8:00pm TBD 1 $75
12:30pm - 2:30pm TBD 1 $75
12:30pm - 2:30pm TBD 1 $75
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 8:00pm TBD 1 $75
6:00pm - 8:00pm TBD 1 $75
6:00pm - 8:00pm TBD 1 $75

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Questions & Answers (2)

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Question from Michele P.
Its just one session?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Michele, yes this is a one-session class.
Question from Sharon M.
Do they still offer the option to keep your piece for an extra charge?
Answer from Peggy C. Verified Educator
The option to keep a piece is only offered for Intro hand-building workshops. The technique taught for hand building involves slabs which are drier and sturdier so it's possible to fire these pieces. The Intro wheel workshops show students centering and throwing a basic form on the potter's wheel. This produces a very wet piece. In wheel throwing there is a second step before firing called trimming. It is not possible to trim the same day that a piece is made as the pieces are too wet and weak.

Reviews of Classes at La Mano Pottery (107)

(107 Reviews)
Intro Workshop: Wheel
Reviewed by Anonymous on 8/3/2019
The class was simply amazing!
Intro Workshop: Wheel
Reviewed by Sonia R. on 6/21/2019
Teaches you the fundamentals of wheel throwing in a fun and accessible manner. A perfect way to spend an afternoon or early evening.
Intro Workshop: Wheel
Reviewed by Rebekah J. on 6/9/2019
It was perfect!
Intro Workshop: Wheel
Reviewed by Anonymous on 5/18/2019
I had great time with small group of people. Teacher is really patience and gave right direction for first time learner. great experience.
Intro Workshop: Wheel
Reviewed by Dan F. on 2/5/2019
Class was great! Teacher was very helpful and they had all the materials you needed.
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School: La Mano Pottery

La Mano Pottery

La Mano Pottery is a full service ceramic studio located in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City. Opened in 1998, La Mano provides a welcoming studio environment for beginners and experienced potters. Here, everyone can relax, learn, and enhance their creativity while working with clay.


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